The One Person Who Could Save My Life

I had it all—or thought I did. At 55, I was happily married and at the top of my career as a medical writer. But one morning I awoke with blinding back pain. A Google search led me to self-diagnose a kidney infection. I booked a doctor’s appointment, resentful of the disruption for nothing more than antibiotics.…

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We Can’t Do It All—Play to Your Strengths

My memoir, Blood Brother, was accepted for publication this past spring. The tag line of the book: To survive, I had to find a brother who hadn’t been seen in thirty years. I was desperately sick and needed a bone marrow transplant from someone who had vanished. But this blog is also about you and…

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